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Popular justice and Resistance Committee Courts in Uganda

John-Jean B. Barya

Popular justice and Resistance Committee Courts in Uganda

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Published by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in [Kampala] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.,
  • Uganda
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal courts -- Uganda.,
    • Lay judges -- Uganda.,
    • Courts of first instance -- Uganda.,
    • Justice, Administration of -- Uganda -- Citizen participation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-89).

      Statementby John-Jean Barya & J. Oloka-Onyango.
      ContributionsOloka-Onyango, Joseph.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTW332.3 .B37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 89, 19 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL338995M
      LC Control Number97949544

      Platform for Social Justice (PSJ) maintains a global presence with strategic partnerships within and outside seek to contribute to the existing initiatives by the government of Uganda and the Judiciary to advocate for observance of human rights and rule of law.   East African Court of Justice Arusha, 23 April The First Instance Division today heard a case challenging the Government of the Republic of Uganda for the alleged refusal by the President to appoint more Judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the High Court. Mr. Ladislaus Rwakafuzi representing the Applicant Mr. Simon .   Members of the Portfolio Committee asked what qualifications were required of MPs in Uganda, who chaired Sessional Committee meetings, and how that membership was decided upon. Members from both delegations appreciated the opportunity to exchange ideas, which they were confident would contribute to improved democracy for the people of Africa. Women and the criminal justice system in Uganda: A view from the magistrates courts Frances Sheahan 18th March Last week, the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative and Penal Reform International jointly organised a workshop in Kampala for 23 judges and members of the Judicial Studies Institute.


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